CCP Works! Supported Employment Services

Community Connections Partnership offers different options to find employment. Whether you use “Discovering Personal Genius™” or the “Career Development Plan,” both methods prepare you for employment, looking for a job, and keeping a job once you get one. The only difference is the process that gets you there.

Discovering Personal Genius™ (DPG) is a structured process that creates lasting, satisfying, person-directed employment beyond the confines of traditional job development.

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DISCOVERING PERSONAl GENIUS FOCUSES ON:

  • The Ideal Conditions of Employment
  • Strengths, Interests, Supports, Contributions, Skills
  • Leverage Relationships
  • Skills are Observed in the Performance of Tasks

MATCH INTERESTS WITH SKILLS:

  • Informational interviews
  • Identify and increase social capital
  • Identify Vocational Themes™
  • Set up informational meetings and tours with employers
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By using the Discovering Personal Genius™ we strive to match the skills and professional interests of each individual to employment opportunities in the community. This innovative approach is person-centered and avoids the pitfalls of traditional job development.

DPG™ STAGES INCLUDE:

  • Informational Interviews with people who know the individual best where smooth and active listening is encouraged
  • Complete home & neighborhood observations
  • Emphasis on the individual’s social capital
  • Observation activities to identify skills and interests of an individual
  • Focuses on 3 themes that a person has a skill in as well as an interest
  • Identify 20 businesses under each theme to start job development

 

Career Development Plan is designed for when you need a job immediately. This option still focus on an individual’s interests and skills and matching those with where employment makes sense.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOCUSES ON:

  • Initial assessment
  • Job search and networking
  • Application/interviewing
  • Initial training and support
  • Accessing transportation
  • Follow-along support
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With the Career Development Plan CCP is committed to supporting people and maintaining their employment in any way we can.

THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN INCLUDES:

PREPARING FOR EMPLOYMENT

  • Assessment: Looking at all areas of a person’s life and experiences to discover skills, professional interests, capturing successes and building a resume portfolio.

LOOKING FOR A JOB

  • Identifying a person’s existing networks of support, the people in their life to network with to find work, job search and networking, application/interviewing, and accepting a position offer.

KEEPING A JOB ONCE YOU GET ONE

  • Initial training and support, on-the-job problem solving, onsite employee  training, transportation –setting up and accessing transportation, onsite job coaching, follow-along services, and addressing accommodations

 

Whether you use the Discovering Personal Genius™ method or the Career Development Plan both methodologies include preparing  you  for employment, looking for a job, and keeping a job once you get one. The only difference is the process that gets you there.

Looking for a career, not just a job? CCP Works! can also help assist you in furthering your education/training to help secure and maintain employment in the future.

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Community Connections Partnership can help you further your education to help secure a job for your future.

WE CAN ASSIST YOU WITH:

  • Choosing a career that fits your interests
  • Finding the right school/university
  • Assist with studying
  • Gaining the means to pay for your education

 

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